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This guide is designed to assist doctoral students in social work in their research and thesis, dissertation or capstone projects

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This research guide will assist you in finding information sources to support your thesis, dissertation or capstone project.  Under each tab you'll find both general resources and resources specific to your discipline. 

You can also schedule time to work in-person, virtually via Skype or on the phone with a librarian to refine your search techniques, get a refresher on our new resources, or on any other topic. 

Click on the library staff tab above to pick the librarian who specializes in your subject area, or Contact a Librarian if you want to talk to someone immediately.

Literature Reviews: An Overview

Submitting Theses & Dissertations

The Simmons Library and University Archives collect theses, dissertations, and similar academic capstone works completed by students as part of the educational requirements for master's and doctoral degrees. These works are important to Simmons University, reflecting the strength and innovation of its students, and are valuable to researchers and scholars.

Click here for more details on how to submit your work to University Archives.

Publishing Your Research

Interested in publishing your work? Download this document for information about identifying appropriate journals.